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Retail in King's Cross

Right next door to Central Saint Martins is Coal Drops Yard, home to an eclectic mix of independent shops and signature brands from the UK and abroad. Sign-up to the King's Cross app for exclusive discounts at some of these stores.

  • Shelter Boutique in Coal Drops Yard
    Shelter Boutique in Coal Drops Yard

    Shelter Boutique  

    Coal Drops Yard, London, N1C 4AB

    This flagship charity boutique run by housing and homelessness charity Shelter sells on-trend pieces at great prices. Students get 20% off when they make a donation.

  • Miller Harris
    Miller Harris

    Miller Harris  

    Coal Drops Yard, London, N1C 4DQ

    Miller Harris sell British made fragrance, home, bath and body collections, and staff and students can receive a 10% discount. In addition, if you bring any full or empty bottle of perfume into store from any brand, you can receive 50% off whichever perfume you choose to buy to replace it.

  • Book barge
    Word on the Water

    Word on the Water  

    Regent’s Canal Towpath, just beyond The Lighterman restaurant

    A floating bookstore on a barge, hosting talks, poetry and live music.

  • Joseph Cheaney & Sons
    Joseph Cheaney & Sons

    Joseph Cheany & Sons  

    Coal Drops Yard, London, N1C 4DQ

    CSM students and staff can show their ID card to get a 10% discount on all full price products in store. The brand have been manufacturing handcrafted shoes in Northamptonshire since 1886, and offer an extensive range of men’s and women’s classic and contemporary shoes and boots.

  • Pall Mall Barbers
    Pall Mall Barbers

    Pall Mall Barbers  

    68 York Way, King’s Cross, London, N1 9AG

    Pall Mall Barbers offer CSM students £5 off haircuts Monday-Saturday. Simply bring your CSM ID card and the voucher found via the link above with you to your appointment. Please call +44 207 930 2592 to book.

  • St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
    St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

    St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel  

    Euston Road, Kings Cross, London, NW1 2AR

    CSM students can get a 10% discount at this luxury hotel. Visit and when booking, under Special Rates select "corporate/promo" and enter discount code VY3. Or quote this code to the reservations department, on 020 7841 3540.

  • Haberdashery store
    The London Bead Co

    The London Bead Company  

    339 Kentish Town Rd, Kentish Town, London, NW5 2TJ

    Located right opposite Kentish Town Tube Station, this is the closest haberdashery to CSM and is a treasure trove of beads, buttons, fabric, crystals, pearls, ribbon, threads and trimmings.

  • Radio King's Cross
    Radio King's Cross

    Radio Hair and Beauty  

    The Arthouse, 1 York Way, London, N1C 4AS

    Radio have opened a new hair and beauty salon in King’s Cross, and CSM students can enjoy a 20% discount. Simply head down with your student ID card Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm.

  • Cubitts building


    Coal Drops Yard, London, N1C 4DH

    A glasses store selling handcrafted frames and sunglasses. Students can get a 10% discount and complimentary eye examination at their Coal Drops Yard store.

  • S120


    Coals Drop Yard, London, N1C 4AQ

    CSM staff and students can get a 10% discount off all clothing, accessories and lifestyle goods at S120. Just show your CSM ID card in store.

  • woman wearing necklaces
    Maya Magal

    Maya Magal  

    Coal Drops Yard, London, N1C 4DQ

    Maya Magal is a British jewellery brand producing handmade items, including stacking rings, chunky bangles and personalised alphabet necklaces.

  • hands shaping a clay mug
    Store Store

    STORE Store  

    Coal Drops Yard, London, N1C 4DR

    A design shop offering workshops on art, design and architecture.